Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area 5,031 km²
Named for Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy
Founded 15 August 1978
PIN 500 XXX, 501 XXX
Population 2.446 million (2011)
|Colleges and Universities Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad|
Points of interest Anantagiri Hills, Osman Sagar, Chilkoor Balaji Temple, Shamirpet Lake, Himayat Sagar
Destinations Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Vikarabad, Osman Sagar, Mahavir Harina Vanastha
Etv chat with joint collector of ranga reddy district amrapali kata over haritha haram
Ranga Reddy District (formerly: Hyderabad (Rural) District), is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. The district headquarters are located at Hyderabad. It was named after the former deputy chief minister of the united state of Andhra Pradesh, K.V.Ranga Reddy.
- Etv chat with joint collector of ranga reddy district amrapali kata over haritha haram
- Map of Ranga Reddy Telangana
- Unique tree stood as tourist spot in ranga reddy district pulichinta tree hmtv
- Administrative divisions
- Assembly Constituencies
Map of Ranga Reddy, Telangana
Unique tree stood as tourist spot in ranga reddy district pulichinta tree hmtv
The district was formed in 1978 when it was split from Hyderabad district. Originally named Hyderabad (Rural) district, it was renamed after Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy, a freedom fighter who fought for the independence of Telangana from the Nizams and who went on to become the deputy chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. In 2016, it was carved out during the districts re-organisation to create new Vikarabad district and Medchal−Malkajgiri district.
Ranga Reddy District occupies an area of approximately 7,500 square kilometres (2,900 sq mi).
A fresh water reservoir, called Osman Sagar, Himayath Sagar, on the river Musi at Gandipet is the prime drinking water source to the capital city of Hyderabad/Secunderabad.
According to the 2011 census Ranga Reddy District has a population of 2,446,265. Of which males were 1,254,184 and females were 1,192,081.
In 2006 the Indian government named Ranga Reddy one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the nine districts in Telangana currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
The district will have five revenue divisions of Chevella, Ibrahimpatnam, Rajendranagar, Kandukur and Shadnagar. They are sub-divided into 27 mandals. Ranghunandan Rao is the present collector of the district.
The below table categorizes the proposed mandals of the district:
There are 6 assembly constituencies in Ranga Reddy district. They are Chevella, Rajendranagar, Shadnagar, Serlingampally, Ibrahimpatnam and Maheshwaram.